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Friday, May 24, 2013
Tibet has China`s largest proportion of nature reserves
With 61 nature reserves spread across a total land area of 410,000 square meters, the Tibet region h...
Notice issued to PML-N over display of tiger during poll
A Pakistani court today sought responses from the PML-N and wildlife and environment authorities by ...
Odisha activist seeks release of confined wild tiger
An animal rights activist Wednesday demanded the release of a wild tiger who walked into a zoo in Od...
Kerala opposed to extending eco-sensitive zone width
Kerala government today said it was not in favour of extending eco-sensitive zone areas where there ...
Goa asked to send proposal for tiger reserve
The union environment and forests ministry has asked the Goa government to send proposals to set up ...
Odisha to formulate a new policy to avoid elephant deaths
With elephant deaths taking place at regular intervals, the Odisha government has decided to formula...
E-Surveillance of tiger movement to be put in place
Government will put in place safeguards including `e-Surveillance` of tiger movement for preventing ...
Sasan bandh against SC verdict on trans-location of lions
The bandh call was given by Gir Nature Club and supported by various organisations - including trade...
Sasan bandh against SC verdict on trans-location of lions
The Supreme Court had on Monday allowed trans-location of Asiatic lions from Gujarat to Madhya Prade...
MP CM welcomes SC verdict to shift Gir lions
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed the Supreme Court`s decision to shift Asiatic lions from Gujara...
Man tries to enter Goa Zoo on closing day; injured in scuffle
One person was seriously injured in a scuffle with forest guards at Goa`s Bondla Wildlife sanctuary,...
One killed by rhino, five injured by tiger
A person was killed by a rhino and five others were injured by a tiger Tuesday in Assam`s Pobitora W...
Deserted elephant calves being sent to Jaldapara
Two elephant calves who were deserted by their herd near here two months ago were on Sunday on their...
Two villagers injured in leopard attack
Two villagers were seriously injured when a leopard attacked them in Parsapur village near Katarniag...
Indian cities to observe Earth Hour today
More than 150 cities in India are set to participate in the Earth Hour today between 8.30 pm and 9.3...
Kenya, India to bolster ties in wildlife conservation
Kenya and India have vowed to strengthen their ties in wildlife conservation and management.
Agra engineering college official jailed for lake pollution
The registrar of an engineering college on the Delhi-Agra highway was Monday sent to jail by an Utta...
Tiger, leopard skins seized in Nagpur; six held
Six members of a gang allegedly involved in illegal trading of tiger and leopard skins were arrested...
Lion mauls woman to death at US wildlife sanctuary
A woman was attacked and mauled to death by an African lion in Cat Haven sanctuary in California, Fr...
Inability to catch rabbits may have led to demise of Neanderthals
Neanderthals became extinct as they were unable to adapt their hunting skills to catch small animals...
Poachers kill leopard cub
A seven-month-old leopard cub was killed by poachers in the jungles of Sohelga wildlife division, a ...
India, US join hands to tackle illegal wildlife trade
India and the US have decided to join hands to tackle illegal wildlife trade, which involves billion...
Need corridor so tigers don`t fight to death
The new corridor will come up at an estimated cost of Rs.200 crore.
Butterflies fly high on India`s wildlife conservation map
India has managed to protect nearly 1,504 species of butterflies discovered in the subcontinent desp...
Giant panda`s population history reconstructed
Chinese researchers have successfully reconstructed a continuous population history of the threatene...
Three endangered species of vultures spotted
Three endangered species of vultures have been spotted at the Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary in Eas...
Elephant calf killed by speeding train in Siliguri
A speeding train has killed an elephant calf near a reserved forest area in West Bengal state while ...
Britain losing one million birds a year
Britain has been experiencing an annual loss of nearly a million breeding wild birds, a total of 44 ...
Wanted poacher caught after encounter in Pobitora Sanctuary
A wanted poacher was arrested after heavy exchange of fire between forest guards and a band of hunte...
20,000 migratory birds sighted in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Over 20,000 migratory birds have been sighted in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam`s Morigaon...
Forest officials seize 400 smuggled turtles at Ana
A freak mishap of a van today led to an expose of smuggling of fresh water turtles to West Bengal wh...
`Mining taking heavy toll on Goa`s wildlife`
Incessant digging that had been taking place around Goa`s forests in search for iron ore has taken a...
Private resorts in vicinity of sanctuaries to be shut: Karnataka Government
Karnataka Government has decided to order closure of all private commercial resorts located in the v...
`Global warming upsetting biological clock of species`
Global warming is disrupting the biological clocks of many animal species and changes in them are un...
`Flooding in Kaziranga park actually helps its ecosystem`
Observing that the flooding in the famous Kaziranga National Park of Assam actually helps in maintai...
Tiger tourism ban to continue, for now
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to lift ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves, for now...
India’s wildlife: Trapped between official apathy and poaching
Animal killing for economic gains is the most atrocious aspect of man-animal relationship.
Number of Gangetic river dolphins has increased: Survey
The number of Gangetic river dolphins in the Terai region of Katarniaghat of Dudhwa tiger reserve ha...
Assam plans to increase rhino numbers
Under attack for the recent killing of rhinos in Kaziranga National Park, Assam government today sai...
`Why just tigers, protect other endangered species too`
This was proposed at a meeting of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) chaired by Prime Minister M...
State Wildlife Crime Control Bureau to be formed: Gogoi
Gogoi said so far in 2012, a total of 14 rhinos have been poached in Kaziranga, while another 27 hav...
Rhino death probe: WCCB team in Kaziranga
A four-member team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) is in the Kaziranga National Park to prob...
Another rhino in Kaziranga shot at, horn chopped off
The rhino, which was shot at and its horn chopped off by suspected poachers, is battling for life an...
Ban mining near wildlife sanctuaries in Goa: Greens
Environmentalists today organised a protest walk here demanding cancellation of mining leases operat...
Why are killer whales momma`s boys?
Scientists have cracked one of the most enduring marine mysteries - why adult male killer whales pre...
Goa should be part of Tiger Reserve Complex: WII
The WII has suggested inclusion of Goa as a part of the Tiger Reserve complex complimenting the sanc...
Centre committed to promoting eco-tourism: Jayanthi
Union environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan today said the Centre is committed to promoting eco-to...
Wildlife poaching with cross-border linkages major problem: PM
"Poaching is a major problem affecting our wildlife conservation efforts," PM Manmohan Singh said.
India lauded for its commitment to tiger conservation
India has been hailed for its "unprecedented commitment" to save the endangered tiger by a prominent...
Butterflies `at greater risk of extinction than tigers`
Bumblebees, beetles and butterflies are more endangered than lions and tigers, a new study has warne...
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